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  1. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 96 reviews96 reviews

    Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    Nature Reserve

    Chilton Moor, Houghton le Spring

    Rainton Meadows was created by the restoration of the Rye Hill Opencast coal mine in 1996 by UK Coal in partnership with Durham Wildlife Trust and the City of Sunderland.

  2. Add Down at the Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 242 reviews242 reviews

    Down at the Farm

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    Type:

    Farm

    Houghton le Spring

    Award winning Farm Adventure Park for the whole family! Come and feed the lambs, hold a fluffy chick, wash Peppa the pig, meet the meerkats, cuddle cute rabbits and chicks, groom Summer the Donkey. Seasonal attractions and rides galore!

less than 5 miles

  1. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Finchale Priory

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    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Durham

    The very extensive remains of a 13thC priory, founded on the site of a retired pirate's hermitage.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2016TripAdvisor Travellers Choice
  2. Add Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 28 reviews28 reviews

    Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Chester-le-Street

    The cathedral church and shrine of St Cuthbert from AD883 to 995 with attached anchorage containing displays on Roman, Saxon and medieval times.

  3. Add Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 890 reviews890 reviews

    Adventure Valley

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    Type:

    Theme Park

    Brasside, Durham

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest family adventure park, with over 50 attractions, activities and shows.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

    Indicative Availability

    Book Adventure Valley Online (opens in a new window)

  4. Add Chester-le-Street Riverside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 108 reviews108 reviews

    Chester-le-Street Riverside Park

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    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Chester-le-Street

    Created in the 1930s, Riverside Park has always been popular with visitors. It was redeveloped in the 1990s and now includes artist-designed ornamental gardens, an events arena, play area and a park centre with cafe and toilets.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre is small building of architectural beauty situated in Wheatley Hill cemetery. It houses a permanent exhibition of colliery village life.

  2. Add Castles and Cascades to your Itinerary

    Castles and Cascades

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    Type:

    Driving Route

    Durham is home to some of the country’s most historic castles, iconic abbeys and landmarks. Take a step back in time with this tailor-made itinerary, discovering the dramatic castles and cascading landscapes across the county.

  3. Blackhill and Consett Park

    Add Blackhill and Consett Park to your Itinerary

    Blackhill and Consett Park

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    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Consett

    Blackhill and Consett Park is located in the Blackhill conservation area.

  4. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 378 reviews378 reviews

    Durham University Botanic Garden

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    Type:

    Botanic Garden

    Durham City

    Set in countryside and mature woodland. Plant collections from North America, Himalayas and China, glasshouse rainforest and desert plants. Six Colin Wilbourne sculptures in landscaped garden.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  5. Add Locomotion to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1061 reviews1061 reviews

    Locomotion

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Shildon

    At Locomotion you can see highlights of the national collection of railway vehicles in the world’s first railway town.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Event of the Year - Bronze 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Event of the Year - Bronze
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
  6. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 69 reviews69 reviews

    Wharton Park

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    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Durham City

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction Wharton Park commands spectacular views across Durham City. The historic park now offers a brand new heritage centre and cafe, play area for all ages, an amphitheatre and miniature car track, multi-use games…

  7. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 267 reviews267 reviews

    Bowlees Visitor Centre

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Newbiggin

    Situated amidst stunning woodland, near to Low and High Force waterfalls and surrounded by rolling fields of hay meadows, Bowlees Visitor Centre has all you need to make your visit to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty memorable.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  8. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 112 reviews112 reviews

    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    A free visitor centre providing an introduction to Durham World Heritage Site and what there is to see and do in and around the site. Ideal for families.

  9. Add Low Barns Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 82 reviews82 reviews

    Low Barns Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Witton-le-Wear

    One of our region’s most important wildlife sites, this wetland reserve, bordered by the River Wear, also contains mixed woodlands and species rich grasslands.

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